We are a non-profit organization*
Advocates for Change encourages and promotes educated, positive and judicious changes which benefit our community and society. AFC assists, informs, and educates, those constrained within the justice system, affected families, communities, the legal system, the legislature and others.
AFC supports those in the criminal justice system, including those with a sexual offense and their families by:
• Advocating for change in excessively punitive laws and policies, and for the adherence to constitutional rights;
• Educating the public, lawmakers, and the judiciary;
• Promoting the successful treatment and reintegration of those with an offense into the community, thus reducing victimization and enhancing the safety of all.
The best support comes from individuals and family members who have been through similar struggles.
When we hold general meetings, we have informative speakers to keep us current on major topics of interest. AFC meeting information will be posted here. Go to Meetings page for more information on other meetings of interest.
We do not provide direct services, but we can try to put you in touch with individuals or groups who can help.
If you or a loved one have been accused of and/or convicted of a sex offense and need assistance with jobs or other services, please visit our Resource Page or contact AFC via our email address .
New Resources — Now available
Download the Resource Guide for Families of Adults Accused, Charged or Convicted of Sexual Offenses in Colorado (Final)
This Resource Guide is being posted on this website as a public service. This guide was not written by AFC.
To have an opportunity to get off the registry at some point in the future,
copies of your treatment and polygraph records should be kept to provide to the judge. Records are held by the treatment providers for only 6 years and polygraph records for 3 years.
- NARSOL’s Conference Videos
- NARSOL’s State Registry Information Wiki – crowd-sourced up-to-date information on the Registry in all 50 States.
- www.remerg.org is a new online resource to support reentry in Colorado.
- Federal Bonding Program – insures employer in case of embezzlement, larceny, forgery, or theft.
- CMRC Housing List 2018 (Note information is subject to change at any time)
- CDOC Parole Office Listing of Resources for those Discharging from Parole or Prison.
AFC survives on your financial support: membership dues and other contribution.
AFC collects clothing and toiletries at the general meeting to give to Doing HIS Time.
Interested in taking a more active role?
AFC Board is overloaded with work; any time you can donate is very needed.
We are looking for members who are willing to
- attend SOMB meetings and SOMB sub-committee meetings (open to the public)
- meet with legislators and/or DoC officials
- write articles for the newsletter
- keep us informed about loved-ones experiences (challenges and successes)
- share information on housing availability, job leads, and local residency restrictions
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Please note: We are a 501 (c)(4) organization. We have no affiliation with advocates4change.com – a fee-based company